SEC Articles

A roller-coaster 2016 season is now in the rearview mirror, and the Tennessee Volunteers are all set to embark on their ‘17 campaign. While the hype surrounding the program has toned down quite a bit compared to this time last...
Rob McVey
3 months ago
Sony Michel and Nick Chubb, Georgia Bulldogs Football
While every college football team would prefer to have an established, superstar No. 1 running back, using a committee of options is the preferred approach to save wear and tear on the starter. Some teams prefer to split the carry...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Ole Miss’ outlook for the upcoming college football season changed dramatically following former head coach Hugh Freeze’s sudden resignation on July 20 amid allegations he used his work-issued phone to call a Florida-based escort...
Elton Hayes
3 months ago
Since the introduction of the College Football Playoff three seasons ago, there has been one constant – the Alabama Crimson Tide. Nick Saban’s team is the only one to appear in every installment of college football’s final four,...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
Jalen Hurts, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Uncertainty surrounded the SEC’s quarterbacks going into the 2016 season, but that won’t be the case for 2017. The league is deep at this position, headlined by Alabama’s Jalen Hurts, Auburn’s Jarrett Stidham and Arkansas...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
The College Football Playoff Selection Committee has talked about strength of schedule playing an important role in their final rankings and teams are really paying attention on that front judging by the burgeoning number of terrific non-...
Bryan Fischer
3 months ago
Jake Bentley
The college football season is quickly approaching, which means optimism for everyone’s favorite team is high. But nothing deflates a team or a fan of a particular team quicker than an unexpected loss, particularly if it’s in a game...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
Alabama Crimson Tide football
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Since the 2000 college football season, fans of the LSU Tigers have embraced each year as an opportunity for greatness. The high expectations were given to the devout fan base with the arrival of Nick Saban (2000-04) and continuing with Les Miles (...
Ryan Wright
3 months ago
Kentucky put an end to its six-year bowl drought last season and returns 16 starters from that team. That puts head coach Mark Stoops and company in good position to make it back-to-back postseason appearances for the first time since the 2008-09...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
Last season, Florida played in the SEC Championship Game for the second year in a row. And once again, the Gators lost to Alabama in Atlanta, this time to the tune of a 54-16 beatdown. Florida was able to rebound with a convincing 30-3 victory over...
Antwan Staley
3 months ago
The SEC has once again upped the ante with this year's slate of non-conference games. In fact, the vast majority of college football's top matchups for weeks 1 and 2 will feature teams from the SEC.   The overwhelming theme for this...
Rob McVey
3 months ago
Kevin Wilson, Ohio State Buckeyes Football
College football’s coordinator carousel featured a handful of big names on the move for the 2017 season. Ohio State hired former Indiana head coach Kevin Wilson to coordinate the offense, while Todd Orlando followed Tom Herman from Houston to...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
West Virginia Mountaineers Football
Every fan has experienced it. Your team has the ball in scoring position. It’s a big moment. And before you can say, “Run the dang ball!” your quarterback is cocking back to lob the football toward the back corner of the end zone...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Nick Chubb and Sony Michel, Georgia Bulldogs Football
The SEC should own the title as college football’s best conference for running backs in 2017. Georgia’s Nick Chubb, Alabama’s Bo Scarbrough, Auburn’s Kamryn Pettway and LSU’s Derrius Guice rank among the nation’s...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Nick Fitzgerald
Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen began the 2016 season on a warmer-than-wanted seat after his team lost 21-20 to Sun Belt member South Alabama at home to open the campaign. While some regression was expected after the Bulldogs lost record-...
Elton Hayes
4 months ago
Jim Harbaugh, Michigan Wolverines Football
Congratulations, WakeyLeaks. Wake Forest’s game-plan breach from a highly unlikely source — radio analyst and former assistant coach Tommy Elrod — managed to make already-paranoid college football coaches even more paranoid....
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Jake Bentley, South Carolina Gamecocks Football
It’s no secret quarterback play is an integral part of every college football team and its hopes of winning a national title, contending for a conference championship or simply making a bowl. And if you need any evidence, take a look at last...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Matt Canada, LSU Tigers Football
If there’s hope for an LSU offense that’s underachieved for the better part of … well, a really long time, it’s represented by former University of Pittsburgh tackle Brian O’Neill.   O’Neill — a...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Unfortunately for college football fans, teams from the Big Ten and SEC rarely face each other more than once in the regular season. Why should we have to wait until late December and early January to see these two conferences clash in bowl games...
John La Fleur
4 months ago
Matt Canada, LSU Tigers Football
The SEC once again had an active offseason in the assistant coach ranks. Of the league’s 14 teams, nine of those programs experienced some turnover or change at offensive or defensive coordinator. Matt Canada takes over as the new play-caller...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Urban Meyer, Ohio State Buckeyes Football
In 2012, the SEC’s perceived dominance over the rest of college football was an unquestioned fact of life in the sport. Five years later, the conference with the most money, most fertile recruiting base and most passionate following looks...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Ed Oliver, Houston Cougars Football
Ed Oliver could’ve gone to almost any college in America, at least any college with a football program.   That’s the luxury afforded to 6'2", 277-pound blue-chip defensive tackles who are blessed with enough speed to...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago
Lamar Jackson, Louisville Cardinals Football
Major League Baseball’s 2017 All-Star Game is slated for Tuesday night, July 11 at Marlins Park in Miami, Fla. While the Midsummer Classic won’t satisfy the hunger for football at this point in the summer, the All-Star Game got the...
Steven Lassan
4 months ago
Alabama Crimson Tide Football
It’s no secret 2016 was a down year in the SEC. While Alabama reached the national championship game, every other program in the league lost at least four games and no team outside of the Crimson Tide finished in the top 10 of the final...
Athlon Sports
4 months ago

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